Category Archives: Vegetarian

French Fridays with Dorie: Leeks Vinaigrette with Mimosa

It’s wonderful to be cooking with a group of people again. So fun in fact I am looking around for another potential cookbook and group. While I’m not sure I could juggle two online groups, it’s very tempting. Having said … Continue reading

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Amish Broccoli Salad

I’m not really sure what makes this broccoli salad “Amish,” but I definitely associate with with Midwestern potluck dinners, cookouts, and supper club salad bars. It seemed like the perfect accompaniment to the inaugural grilling of bratwurst on our new … Continue reading

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French Potato Salad

A little Throwback Thursday recipe for everyone: my Nana’s French potato salad. My “French Fridays with Dorie” followers are probably already wondering, is that in Dorie’s book and what makes it French? Excellent question. My Nana is Polish, grew up … Continue reading

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Curried Carrot Tahini Slaw

This is a quick post to share with you all a recipe from Kathy Patalsky and her blog at that is focused on vegan food and cooking. “Whoa!” I’m sure you are saying, “I know how you eat, and … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Provence Bean and Artichoke Ragout

Reading food magazines has long been a favorite pastime. In the 70’s and 80’s it was my mom’s subscription to Cuisine, then later my copies of Vegetarian Times and for a while Saveur (which I still cannot pronounce with any level … Continue reading

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French Fridays with Dorie: Baby Bok Choy, Sugar Snaps, and Garlic En Papillote

  This week’s French Friday recipe is a simple steamed vegetable combination of bok choy, snap peas, and spring onions that Dorie describes as having a “Europe-in-the-spring accent” rather than the oft used Asian flavors of soy and ginger. It’s … Continue reading

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Breakfast Chia

There is this nostalgia I’ve developed for warm bowls of cooked breakfast cereals. I remember my mother making cream of rice cereal for her herself during long cold winters. I can see the bowl of it, with some maple syrup, … Continue reading

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